Joanna Escalon, M.D.
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About Joanna Escalon, M.D.
Joanna Escalon, M.D. is a radiologist specializing in cardiothoracic imaging. She is an Assistant Professor of Radiology at Weill Cornell Medicine and Assistant Attending Radiologist at the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Campus.
Dr. Escalon graduated with a B.A. in Biology from The University of Chicago where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. She went on to earn her M.D. from the New York University School of Medicine in 2012. Following a yearlong internship in internal medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, Dr. Escalon completed her residency training in Diagnostic Radiology at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center where she served as a Chief Resident. Dr. Escalon then completed a fellowship in Cardiothoracic Radiology at National Jewish Health and the University of Colorado in Denver, Colorado.
After training, Dr. Escalon joined the Weill Cornell Medicine faculty as Assistant Professor of Radiology in 2018. Dr. Escalon’s clinical expertise is in cardiothoracic imaging. She interprets a wide range of imaging examinations, including radiography, high-resolution chest CT, thoracic MRI, cardiac CT and MRI, PET, and abdominal and pelvic CT. Dr. Escalon’s research interests include diffuse lung disease, oncologic imaging, and vascular imaging. She is also actively involved in the education of residents and fellows.
Dr. Escalon is a member of the following professional societies:
• Society of Thoracic Radiology • Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) • American College of Radiology • North American Society for Cardiovascular Imagining • New York Roentgen Society
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